Psycho II

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  • Color In Tim Burton's Films

    Tim Burton, a director of many classical movies, is also a man that was always preoccupied with death and monsters. In his movies, his use of color and low angles invoke an unusual contrast between fear and excitement. This is important because the movies show that appearances and the things the we believe in can be deceiving. In many of his films, Burton uses color in order to achieve the contrasting effects between fear and excitement. For example in Corpse Bride, the World of the Living is…

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  • Psychological Suspense In Psycho

    7 best psycho-thriller movies from Hollywood that are can make you go inquisitive. Psychological thriller movies tend to fascinate a lot of viewers with developing a feeling of suspense, moods of anxiety, fury and confusion at the same time. The audience of the film are trying to figure out what’s next and then there’s a twist where comes a feeling of exhilaration. The extent of creating intrigue and mystery in which mind-games are involved leading a person to become inquisitive about what’s…

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  • Psychological Suspense In Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho

    Psycho (1960) by Alfred Hitchcock thrills the audience with its suspense, and creeps the audience with the mind of Norman Bates. Often times in the film, what makes a scene scary is not with what is shown, but what is implied. The viewers often know more than the characters themselves, full of suspense and anticipation to the fate of each characters. Psycho, being a psychological thriller, ends up having much of the characters having something to hide from other characters, as well as the…

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  • Cinematic Techniques In Goodfellas And Casino By Martin Scorsese

    “Never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut.” Known for his infamous creations of film which usually have a depiction of violence and liberal use of profanity, Martin Scorsese has had an overwhelming abundance of success in the film industry. In this essay I will discuss how the director Martin Scorsese uses certain techniques such as long tracking shots, freeze frames and the structure of his films in the films like “Goodfellas” and “Casino”. I will discuss and analyse these…

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  • The Shower Scene In Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 Psycho

    everyone recognizes, be it the music of Steven Spielberg’s Indiana Jones or “Eye of The Tiger” in Rocky 3. We recognize these musical pieces because they are in simple terms, remember able. But what about the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 Psycho? Originally this music, which is voted as one of the scariest movie theme tunes ever, wasn’t going to be in the film. The differences that the tune makes in the film are immense, as it draws a new picture into what is going on in the film.…

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  • Gerry Gus Van Sant Analysis

    Gus Van Sant created his 9th film, Gerry, in 2002. It was caused audiences to split, from those striking the film down, claiming it was tedious and boring, while others called it an art piece. I can see both sides. I was tempted to skip past the lengthy scenes while watching, however, the further I got into the film, the more I realized its significance. Gerry is very long, but there’s reasons for it. Gus Van Sant used the landscape as more than the setting; it signified the character’s inner…

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  • Nobuo Nakagawa Analysis

    One of the first Asian Masters of Horror, Japanese director Nobuo Nakagawa offered up numerous exceptional horror films in the late 1950s and early 60s with scores of important and legendary titles. After several tales offering variations of ghost tales, Nakagawa decided to go for a more existential tale of remorse and greed which scored him one of the biggest hits of his career and secured his reputation with a vengeance leading to who he is today. Trying to move on in life, Shiro Shimizu…

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  • The Role Of Suspense In Hitchcock's Psycho

    most popular genres in film. Since the father of the thriller, Alfred Hitchcock, released Psycho, thrillers have captivated audiences with the combination of suspense and anxiety. Austrian-born director Michael Haneke, takes the central ideas of thrillers and places his own twists and style in his film to create his own unique brand of thriller. This is very evident in this 2002 movie, Caché. Despite Psycho and Caché both being classified as thrillers, Hitchcock and Haneke have different…

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  • Norman Bates Psychosis

    My character name is Norman Bates from one of the most famous horror films of all time Psycho. I chose to do my research on the 1998 version (Van Sant, 1998) because I knew that it would be in color and for me color helps bring out small details better than black and white. This is a little overview of Norman. Norman Bates lives next to his family owned motel named Bates Motel with his deceased mother Norma Bates. When guests check into the hotel, he prepares dinner for them, then murders them…

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  • Makeup And Athes: An Important Role In Film And Film

    Makeup and costume are an important role in film and television. Both makeup and costumes help actors to further develop the persona of their character, for whatever they are acting in. Makeup and costume also help to enhance the experience of the audience by allowing for information to be produced by the characters appearance. Also makeup and costume help to efficiently complete the actors character, which allows the actor to act to the best of their ability. Yes, CGI is an alternative to both…

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